Showroom hosting , roadmap draft & design

Marcel tanuva at
Thu Aug 27 18:02:23 CEST 2009

Am Donnerstag, den 27.08.2009, 13:52 +0200 schrieb Sebastian
> On 8/27/09, David Reyes Samblas Martinez <david at> wrote:
> > 2009/8/27 Sebastian Krzyszkowiak <seba.dos1 at>:
> >> On 8/27/09, Risto H. Kurppa <risto at> wrote:
> >>> (ps. now that SHR seems to be the #1 distro, I remember that someone
> >>> somewhere said that this showroom installer could be integrated to SHR
> >>> installer -> Freerunner GUI for Showroom!)
> >>
> >> That was me. I think I can also help you with providing web API for
> >> showroom (well, for integrating SHR Installer it's must have ;)) if
> >> there is no such thing yet in apt-portal.
> > Can you define what funtions has to provide that API? what format or
> > returning do you expect(plain text,html), the more detailed the more
> > easy to see how to do it?
> Plain text, easly parsable. About functions, those are few I have
> already in mind: list of categories, list of top rated apps, list of
> apps from category, app details, vote. Maybe also some kind of
> searching, and way to login and logout if it'll be needed.

Just an idea: Maybe a special function for getting the package url
without having to download the whole app details (which may also contain
a screenshot...) so that installing from the apps-in-category list is


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